Working alongside your ex-boyfriend is never easy. But Joey King and Jacob Elordi did it flawlessly when they returned to film the Netflix rom-com The Kissing Booth 2 as well as the yet-to-be-released third film which was shot in secret.
King, 21, stars as Elle Evans, a high school junior who falls for bad boy Noah Flynn, played by Australian actor Elordi, 23. By the end of the film, Noah and Elle are in love.
In the sequel, The Kissing Booth 2, Noah has left home to study at Harvard University while Elle is starting her senior year at high school.
King and Elordi started dating after they met on the set of the first film in 2017. However, they split before returning for the second film.
What happened between Jacob Elordi and Joey King?
King and Elordi met during filming for The Kissing Booth in 2017. The pair made their relationship Instagram official when King posted photos with Elordi in June 2017.
During a series of red carpet appearances for the film’s release, they looked madly in love.
King later spoke about Elordi in an interview with Bello magazine.
“Was it love at first sight? Well, I thought he was very cute when we first met, but it started as a friendship. Right away we were talking about gross things with each other,” she said.
“But before long I started to realise, ‘Hey, I think I kind of like this person!’ It was such an interesting experience meeting your boyfriend on set because you spend so much time together and become so close so fast. We were spending 17 hours a day together, and all of us would hang out after work and watch movies together and stuff. It was great.”
However by the end of 2018, it looked like the couple had gone their separate ways.
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In November 2018, it appeared to be over for the couple after Elordi told fans he was taking a break from social media. “G’day! Like to take a moment to thank everyone for the support over the last year,” he wrote in a since-deleted post. “I’m incredibly grateful to be able to connect with so many of you. I’m going to be signing off on this whole social media shebang while I work. Cheers for everything, stay happy :).”
Meanwhile, King hinted she was going through a breakup by tweeting on November 28, “Thank god I have my dog tho.”
In an interview with Refinery29 in July 2019, King seemingly opened up about the split.
“All you can really do at is shut your phone off and crawl into your sister’s bed and watch Friends with her, because when you’re going through something and the world wants to go through it with you or [wants] to get every piece of detail from you about it, it’s really difficult. Some of these things are just meant for you,” she said of the apparent breakup.
Who is Jacob Elordi’s girlfriend?
Elordi is rumoured to be in a relationship with Zendaya. The pair worked together during filming for Euphoria. Neither of them have ever publicly confirmed they were together, however they have been seen getting close during a visit to New York City.
In February this year, Elordi was photographed planting a kiss on Zendaya’s head.
“They were showing each other things on their phones and laughing,” an eyewitness told E! News. “She seemed to be really enjoy being with him. At one point he reached over and kissed her on the forehead. She had a big smile on her face and was very comfortable with them.”
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Does Joey King have a boyfriend?
King is believed to be dating The Act producer Steven Piet, 28. King starred alongside Patricia Arquette on the TV show.
In September last year, King and Piet were spotted at a Cinespia screening of Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. They were there with King’s two sisters, Hunter and Kelli, and their dates.
An onlooker told E! News: “They were very affectionate and were with her two sisters sitting watching the movie together. Joey and Steven cuddled the entire time and looked very happy together. They had snacks and drinks and were laughing with her sisters.”
King shared a series of snaps from the evening to her Instagram on September 9, 2019.
How old is Joey King?
King is 21 years old.
How tall is Joey King?
The actress is 5 ft 3 inches tall.
How old is Jacob Elordi?
Elordi is 23 years old.
How tall is Jacob Elordi?
He is is 6 ft 3 inches tall.
What has Joey King starred in?
King began her acting career in 2006. King’s first on-screen role was in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Emily Mason.
She has also been in The Act, which she scored an Emmy nomination for, Summer ’03, and The Conjuring.
What is Joey King’s net worth?
King is reportedly worth US$3 million (approx. $4.1 million) according to PopBuzz.
What has Jacob Elordi starred in?
Elordi played a St. Martins Marine in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). The same year he landed the role of Rooster in the Australian film Swinging Safari.
Elordi’s most recent project was his role in the series Euphoria as Nate Jacobs.
In a recent interview with 9Honey Celebrity, Elordi said it was an easy decision to accept the role of Noah Flynn in The Kissing Booth.
“It was probably the fact that I’d never worked before in my entire life,” he told 9Honey Celebrity with a smile. “I was doing every audition that’d come across my table from between the ages of 16 and 20.
“I’d done 100 auditions and The Kissing Booth just happened to be the 100th.”
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What is Jacob Elordi’s net worth?
According to PopBuzz, Elordi’s net worth sits somewhere around US$1 million (approx. $1.3 million).
Does Joey King and Jacob Elordi have social media?
You can follow Joey King on Instagram at @joeyking, and on Twitter @JoeyKing.
Elordi is also on Instagram and you can find him on Instagram @jacobelordi.
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